Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com, and on Twitter at @tk_sage.
40 Years Ago: ‘Stir Crazy’ Sets an Almost Forgotten Record
Sidney Poitier's comedy featuring Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder was the highest-earning film by a black director until "Black Panther."
40 Years Ago: ‘Bloom County’ Begins Dissecting Politics and Culture
Berkeley Breathed's comic highlighted the love-hate relationship with pop culture and political matters in the '80s.
How James Bond’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ Eerily Predicted the Future
With its focus on technological dystopia, 007's 1997 film feels like it could have been made yesterday.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.
40 Years Ago: Bill Murray Goes Gonzo in ‘Where the Buffalo Roam’
The famous gonzo journalist only sold the movie rights to one of his articles because he needed the money and didn't expect it to get made.
Why James Bond’s ‘From Russia With Love’ Still Packs a Punch
The movie is the most subtle and serious in the early part of the franchise.
25 Years Ago: ‘Tommy Boy’ Showcases Madcap, Endearing Chris Farley
Late star's comedic genius propels one of the most memorable 'SNL' movies of the '90s.
Revisiting the Sci-Fi Tragedy of ‘V: The Series’
The 1984 series took an original miniseries filled with great ideas and turned it unwatchable.
35 Years Ago: ‘Porky’s Revenge’ Ends a Randy Trilogy
The teenage protagonists' final go-round with their nemesis is just like their first one, except not as original.